ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Haas Factory Outlet – A Division of Midwest Machinery Resources, LLC (aka HFO/Chicago) recently celebrated the Grand Opening of their new, larger, Chicago Tech Center in Elk Grove Village. The event drew a record size crowd and was kicked off by a ribbon cutting ceremony with ownership, management and local government officials taking part.
Visible to those traveling East along I-90, the new HFO/Chicago Tech Center is conveniently located in one of the most densely populated manufacturing hubs in the United States. According to Tim Taylor, Vice President of HFO/Chicago, the 18,500 sq.ft standalone facility offers 35% more space than their previous facility which was located less than a mile away.
The Tech Center’s unique layout provides ample space for administrative offices spread out amongst two floors, a showroom with enough floor space to power up a dozen Haas CNC machine tools, and a service and parts department with over $2.0 Million worth of spare parts on-hand. The tech center also features a rear entrance for local manufacturers to pick-up parts, and a training room for both operator and maintenance classes.
During the Grand Opening Celebration, HFO/Chicago took the opportunity to demonstrate a wide ranges of solutions to help customers “Step Up to Automation”. Automation demonstrations included; 3 Haas CNC machines integrated with robots, a Haas Drill/Tap machining center integrated with a Midaco Pallet Shuttle, 2 Haas CNC lathes integrated with Haas bar feeders and finally 2 Haas machining centers featured trunnion rotary tables for 5-axis machining, one of which was the top-spec Haas UMC 750 universal machining center.
HFO/Chicago is the exclusive supplier of Haas CNC machine tools and rotary products for Northern Illinois and Indiana and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morris Group, Inc.
The address for the new HFO Tech Center is 165 N. Lively Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.